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opinion

Law the advice given by a barrister or counsel on a case submitted to him or her for a view on the legal points involved
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In addition, the NYSE noted that Oneida's most recent independent public accountant's opinion, in a January 10-K filing, contained an unqualified opinion with a "going concern" emphasis.
The willingness of investors, creditors, and other stakeholders to trust the public accountant's opinion is an important facet of market efficiency.
In other words, even if the accountant does not know of the third-party or the third-party is not within the "intended users of financial statements," the accountant is liable if the third-party is within a class of persons "who might reasonably be foreseen to rely upon the financial statements and the accountant's opinion.